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LAPD Commission announces fate of officers in Charly ‘Africa’ Keunang death

LAPD Commission announces fate of officers in Charly ‘Africa’ Keunang death

February 2, 2016

LOS ANGELES – The officers who shot and killed homeless, unarmed man Charly “Africa” Keunang in Skid Row last year did not violate deadly force policies, the Los Angeles Police Department Commission sa...

Crime Blotter

Matt Simon, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

Ex-lover’s quarrel Officers responded to parking structure 1 in response to an assault call Feb. 1 at 9:03 p.m. When officers arrived, a female told them that she had been hit in the face with a blanket by a male. The two were formerly in a relationship. The female told officers they got into a dispute. The charges were filed. Student stalked A 22 year-old female student reported Feb. 1 at 6:58 p.m. that she was being f...

LGBT Resource Center closes after theft

Lisa Williston, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

Three Mac desktop computers were stolen yesterday from the LGBT Resource Center. "We received a report yesterday, Jan. 28, 2016 of a theft of three MacBooks taken from FO4,” Lt. Richard Goodwin said. “The time frame is Jan. 27, 2016 at about 7 p.m. until about 12 p.m. on January 28, 2016." A sign on the door of the center indicated that it will remain closed until further notice. Campus police can't provide any a...

Police investigate report of rape

Matt Simon, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News

University Police are conducting an investigation after a female student reported that she was raped. The student filed the report with University Police on Jan. 26. According to Lt. Richard Goodwin, the incident occurred two months ago, which would classify it as a "late report." This is at least the ninth case of sexual assault reported at CSULB in the 2015-16 academic year.

Gov. Brown announces support for prison reform legislation

Ariana Sawyer, News Editor

January 27, 2016

Filed under Crime, Long Beach, News, Today

In an effort to control the court-ordered release of offenders in the overflowing California prison system, Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced his support today for legislation that would specify which prisoners could go free. “Law enforcement and faith leaders” joined Brown in his endorsement of the amended Public Safety Rehabilitation Act of 2016, according to a statement. The initiative allows nonviolent offenders to...

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

January 26, 2016

Lieutenant Richard Goodwin spoke with the Daily 49er about recent crimes that have occurred on or near campus in the last week. Student snoozes and loses her computer On Monday at 12:43 p.m. a 25-y...

New Title IX leader seeks to prevent sexual assault at CSULB

Jason Enns, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

Administration has selected Jeane Caveness as new Title IX Coordinator at Cal State Long Beach, effective as of Jan. 1, 2016. Caveness’ duties are to ensure that once the university is put on notice of an alleged violation there is a timely and fair investigation and steps are taken to prevent future reoccurrences. She also initiates primary prevention programs such as Prevention Awareness Uniting Students with Empow...

Fake firearm draws police guns out

Ross Siev, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015

Filed under Crime, News, Today

Police responded to a call about a man carrying a gun at Parking Lot 13 near the Walter Pyramid on Dec. 4 at 11:30 a.m. After seeing multiple individuals in the area through the security cameras, police arrived to inspect the situation. According to Lt. Richard Goodwin of University Police, the police had “taken control of the subjects via gunpoint” and found out the reported weapon was an airsoft rifle upon inspection....